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Pravda Means Never Having to Tell the Truth

Matt in N.C. Wrote: Apr 14, 2013 5:11 AM
"The system was designed originally- and it’s always been this way- for you to pay today for those people who are retired today. When you retire, then other people will be forced to pay for your retirement." Exactly. That is, it's a mandatory Ponzi scheme.

Optimista wrote: I don't like the reference to the 2% tax hike. That reduction was nothing but an Obama gimmick to spike spending. Knowing full well that it wood be taken away soon. It was being stolen from the SS budget which is strained as it is. I wish the conservatives would state it truthfully. It hurts credibility and confuses people not to mention the fodder it gives the liberal morons to argue with. - Occupy and Redistribute D.C

Dear Comrade Optimista,

And I don’t like your reference to Social Security as anything other than theft. In...